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  1. In 2010/2011, there was 44,934 full-time teaching staff at Canadian degree granting institutions. Of these, 14,946 (33.3%) were full professors, 15,473 (34.4%) were associate professors, 10,161 (22.6%) were assistant professors, and 4,354 (9.7%) were unranked.
  2. Among institutions reporting in both years, the number of full teaching staff at Canadian degree granting institutions increased by 0.8% from 2009/2010 to 2010/2011
  3. Between 2009/2010 and 2010/2011, the number of full professors increased by 1.5%, associate professors increased by 3.3% and "rank below assistant" increased by 2.5%. The number of assistant professors decreased by 4.2% and the number in the "other" category by 1.4%.
  4. In 2010/2011, women accounted for over a third of full-time teaching staff, compared to just over 10% in 1970/1971.
  5. The average salary of full-time faculty at Canadian degree granting institutions in 2010/2011 was $115,513, 2.8% higher than the year before.
  6. Full-time teaching staff at Canadian universities are getting older. In 2010/2011, the median age was 50 years as compared to 37 years in 1970/1971.
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